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Accident: 201632494 - Employee Injures Finger When Caught On Door Edge

Accident: 201632494 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 02/12/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30517692702/15/20025093Far West Fibers Inc
Employee #1 was setting a locking mechanism on the top of an anodized aluminum exit door. He was not tall enough to reach the latching mechanism and jumped up in an attempt to activate it. The ring on his left finger caught on the top of the door severely injuring his finger when the weight of his entire body became suspended by the ring. Employee #1 was hospitalized with cuts and lacerations.
Keywords: finger, ring, caught by, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305176927 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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